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    Glenn Ford's US Navy Service Plaques. Glenn Ford is as well-known for his military service as his acting career, including a short stint in the Marines during WWII and a lengthy stint as a public relations officer in the U.S. Naval Reserve from 1958-77. Included are Ford's "silent service" appreciation plaque, USN Chuting Stars plaque, Sixth Fleet appreciation plaque, Honorary Submariner certificate (1950), U.S. Naval Reserve Certificate of Retirement (1977), U.S. Naval War College certificate, USN Certificate of Appreciation (1968), Meritorious Service citation from the Secretary of the Navy, Commodore of the Oklahoma Navy commission certificate, and two 15" U.S. Department of the Navy seals, plus a pair of Navy baseball caps. Items are in overall Very Fine condition, accompanied by four b&w 8" x 10" photos of Ford receiving some of the citations. From the Glenn Ford Estate. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from Peter Ford.

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